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Trials In Marriage--Caring For Elderly Parents

My Mom has been gone for nearly three years, and it seems I’m missing her more now than I have in a while. I’m not sure why that is, but I’m grateful I have no regrets that haunt me about our relationship. 828 more words

Christian Marriage

Cherish the moment...

So many tragedies, so many tears – from the shooting in Oregon to the flooding in South Carolina grabbing headlines the same week…ISIS is still wreaking havoc in the Middle East and at home, we still haven’t established who killed little Seya..it’s a dark world and it is easy to drown in all in sorrow, in one big heap.. 464 more words

Caring For Aging Parents--The Pope and Respected Financial News Sources Weigh In

Family Caregivers for their Aging Parents
are Worth Their Weight in Gold

Valuing “old people”–included in Pope Francis’s speech–shouldn’t have surprised me. “Old people.” (At 78 is Pope Francis old?) Those words made an impact, while watching his presentations to Congress on TV, and again–while watching, I believe, his UN speech, on TV in New York. 680 more words

Aging Parents


Every Sunday I visit my mom at her care facility and take her some fresh flowers. She was an avid gardener with between 30 and 40 rose bushes at one time and our house always, well maybe not always but frequently, had fresh flowers of some sort. 641 more words

Aging Parents

Can't we talk about something more PLEASANT? A Memoir by Roz Chast

My father passed away more than a decade ago, but my mother’s health is declining and that point—the one we all prefer not to think about—the day she can no longer care for herself, is approaching with scary speed, much like the headlights of a train or maybe a Mack truck. 155 more words

Book Reviews

July Is Sandwich Generation Month

Did you know that July is Sandwich Generation Month? Sandwich in this regard is not about the food item consisting of one or more types of food placed on or between slices of bread. 142 more words


Running, Running, Running.

A turquoise-clad bottle, perched on the counter beside the Keurig and the coffee pod rack, reminds me to unlace the running shoes and hang up the game. 1,536 more words